A box full of cookie cutters can be fun to rustle through... but annoying if you are in a hurry and looking for a specific cutter and are forced to pick up each cutter until you find the one you want. So, one afternoon, I decided to organize the box of cutters. Dumping the box, I grouped them into certain categories, depending on how I use them, specific holidays, animals, teacups, fairies, etc. With two sizes of Ziploc baggies, I labeled the appropriate bag and placed the categorized cutters in either large or small bags, letting the cutters rest flat. With the exception of a few categories, Christmas for example, most of the bags can be placed flat and I can see at a glance what is in the bag. The Christmas bag has the largest collection, but now they are all in one bag. I no longer need to toss aside teacups or fall leaves to find the holiday assortment. I simply grab the labeled Ziploc bag, and leave all the other cutters in the box. It's a system that works for me. Finally.
How clever! I may have to do that as well. I finally did take my Christmas cutters out of the box and stored them with my Christmas stuff -- I only need them at Christmas!
Now that's a plan that works! I may have to copy you. Thanks for sharing.
That's a lot of cookie cutters! Great way to organize them.
Great idea! Ziplocs are wonderful for many things!
Ahh, I can see you've been spying on the junky drawer with all my cookie cutters! (But what a great idea for organization! Thanks!)
Sounds like a perfect way to organize the cookie cutters! All of mine fit into one gallon size baggie, so I don't have to worry about it too much. There used to be more, but daughter took a bunch of them with her. And I am just glad they are being used by someone who really enjoys them.
Now that is organization. I have most of mine in a basket and for some reason love digging through the basket to find what I need. Often I will see one I forgot I had. Now I just bought a cute vintage duck cutter to make cookies with my grandson, but my daughter says "no cookies". I guess I will have him make cookies for me, laughing!
I did this very same thing after Christmas last year - the same way - zip lock bags and magic marker - we must be alike!
You could make thin brownies or a this sheet cake and use the duck cutter to have duck shaped brownies or little duck shaped cakes.
You could always Cutout cinnamon ornaments
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